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'''Édith Piaf''' (; 19 December 1915 – 10 October 1963; ''nee'' '''Édith Giovanna Gassion''') was a French cabaret singer, songwriter, and actress who became widely regarded as France's national wikt:chanteuse|chanteuse, as well as being one of France's greatest international stars. Her music was often autobiographical with her singing reflecting her life, and her specialty being chanson and Torch song|torch ballads, particularly of love, loss and sorrow. Among her well-known songs are "La Vie en rose" (1946), "Non, je ne regrette rien" (1960), "Hymne à l'amour" (1949), "Milord (song)|Milord" (1959), "La Foule" (1957), "" (1940), and "Padam ... Padam ..." (1951). Since her death in 1963 and with the aid of several biographies and films including 2007's Academy Award winning ''La Vie en rose (film)|La Vie en rose'', Piaf has acquired a legacy as one of the greatest...
AliasLa Môme Piaf
(''The Little Sparrow'')
Birth date{{birth date|1915|12|19|df=y}}
Death date{{Death date and age|1963|10|10|1915|12|19|df=y}}
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Years active1935–1963
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